Early Music Vancouver: Bach Concerts in the Summer

Alon Sariel, EMV’s 2024 Artists-in-Residence

Alon Sariel, © Gregor Hohenberg


Alon Sariel: Plucked Bach

Works by: J.S. Bach and Alon Sariel
Artist: Alon Sariel, mandolin, lute and oud

Alon Sariel is one of today’s most versatile performers, known as a multi-instrumentalist in the realm of plucked strings with a growing reputation as a fascinating Bach interpreter. “Plucked Bach” realizes the timeless and universal character of Bach’s music in a multifarious sound world of plucked instruments, embodied by the cello suites and violin partitas, alongside Sariel’s own Bach-inspired Mandolin Partita.

Date & time: Wednesday, July 31, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Congregation Beth Israel | 989 W 28th Avenue | Vancouver, BC
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Bach & Mandolin with Alon Sariel and the PBO

Works by: Bach, Vivaldi, Barbella, & Weiner
Artists: Alon Sariel, mandolin & the Pacific Baroque Orchestra directed by Alexander Weimann

“Bach & the Mandolin” is centered around Bach’s Italian Concerto and a reconstruction of this concerto by Amit Weiner (2019). The remainder of the programme explores some of the exquisite Neapolitan repertoire for mandolin and orchestra, as well as other Italian sources of inspiration, such as Vivaldi, whose music Johann Sebastian copied and used for transcriptions of his own.

Date & time: Thursday, August 8, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Vancouver Playhouse | 600 Hamilton Street | Vancouver, BC
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